The American Civil War saw the widespread use of large artillery pieces to attack fortifications. Mortar boats were one solution to the problem of getting the weapons to the places they were needed. Mortar Boat No. 10 was used by the Federal forces on the Mississippi and mounted a 12″ mortar.
The model has been developed based on drawings from Paul Henry’s book – Ironclads of the Civil War
|20m||7m||70 tons||1 x 12-inch mortar||unknown|
|1:250||8cm/3cm||26||1 x A4||2/3 [Difficult]|